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Old 11-22-2014, 11:05 AM   #1
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heater question

I noticed a lot of tanks have the heater across the back horizontal at the top of the tank. Is this purely aesthetics or is there a reason to do it this way?
I have mine at the bottom, hidden.
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It's more about preference,however you should have it placed in an area with flow for better distribution..

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Yes, people tend to do that just to make the tank look better overall. I usually like to put it near the intake/output of the filter.
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